New Hampshire Stalking Laws
|Stalking Defined as||Any of the following: (A) Engaging in cause of conduct targeted at specific person and causing fear of personal safety (B) violating restraining order|
|Punishment/Classification||Class A misdemeanor|
|Penalty for Repeat Offense||If 2nd or subsequent within 7 years: Class B felony|
|Arrest or Restraining Order Specifically Authorized by Statute?||May arrest without warrant if has probable cause to believe suspect's acts violate statute within 6 hours. Restraining order issued upon filing of petition and proof by preponderance.|
|Constitutionally Protected Activities Exempted?||Yes.|
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